DODA, APR 5: In order to curb the menace of drugs from society and to draw specific focus on the issue of drug abuse among the public in general and youth in particular, Doda Police today launched and distributed Pamphlets and Brochures on Drug Abuse with the title DRUG ABUSE — A CAUSE OF CONCERN.
The pamphlets were distributed in an awareness programme which was organized at Town Hall Doda. The programme was attended by the students of many institutions as well as respectable persons of Doda Town.
District police officers including SSP Mohammad Shabir SP Ops Doda Ravinder Pal Singh, Addl. SP Hqrs Vinay Kumar, Dy SP Headquarters Iftikhar Ahmed, DySP DAR Mansoor Ayaz, SHO Doda Manjeet Singh, IC PP DH Doda SI Firdos Ahmed, Drug counselor Baljeet Singh were present on the occasion.
SSP Doda while addressing the participants about drug addiction and its effects on health as well as on society, urged upon the participants to co-operate with Police and strengthen the hands of Police for curbing this menace.”
Drug addiction is a disease and must be treated like we treat other diseases. The tentacles of drug menace are spreading among the youths, who are the backbone of our nation.,” said the SSP.
Doda Police is leaving no stone unturned in engaging the youths in constructive activities like sports tournaments etc.
We are playing our role but we need collective efforts from Parents, Teachers, Social organizations, NGOs, Religious organizations and society at large.
During programme Brochure containing pictures of drug addicts and information about Drug abuse were distributed among the participants. Participants thanked Doda Police for organizing such programme.